Don’t Let Burnout Get the Best of You

Don’t Let Burnout Get the Best of You

Burnout is not something unique to church leaders. From doctors, to lawyers, to small business owners, to college students, to stay-at-home moms, we all are susceptible of burning out. If more is caught than taught, then maybe we shouldn’t be surprised with the rise of mental illness and burnout that we are not only seeing in pastors, but in our churches as well. Burnout is what happens when we take on more than God has asked of us. Jesus Himself gave us a rhythm to guide us through stressful... Read More
Does Your Family Matter?

Does Your Family Matter?

We’ve all done it. Cringed when someone asks our child what they learned at church today, and their slow response is, “I don’t know.” If anyone should know that the lesson was about Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, it should be your children! How did they miss the fiery furnace you constructed out of a refrigerator box and tissue paper that took up the whole living room for a week? We can fall into the trap of thinking that because our kids are surrounded by our ministry, they are a part of... Read More